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6/25/2017 8:22:43 AM
Two men from Gowanda were taken into custody for drunk driving early Saturday after one of them rear-ended a State Police vehicle in the Town of Brant.  State Police in Fredonia pulled over a vehicle driven by 29-year-old Andre Bowman on Old Lake Shore Road at about 3:00 AM.  As troopers were speaking with Bowman and two passengers, their vehicle got struck from behind by anoth...read more
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2017-06-25 03:19
Swimmers will want to stay of Lake Erie through late this evening. The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazards Statement until 10 pm this evening for the beaches of Chautauqua and Erie counties. Strong currents will create dangerous swimming conditions. Swimmers should stay out of the water and away from dangerous areas such as piers and breakwalls. Area of Beach Hazards Statement i...read more
2017-06-25 12:54
A Silver Creek woman was hospitalized after a two-vehicle accident Sunday morning in the Town of Hanover.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies responded to the intersection of Routes 5 and 20 and Alleghany Road at about 8:45 AM.  An investigation revealed that 69-year-old Patrick White of West Seneca tried to make a left turn in front of another vehicle, causing the crash.  The dri...read more
2017-06-25 10:10
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, who blasted the Senate GOP's proposed health care reform bill this week, insists that Democrats want to work with Republicans on improving Obamacare. Schumer made an appearance on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. He told George Stephanopoulos that despite President Donald Trump calling Democrats "obstructionists," they have wanted to cooperate with Republicans o...read more
2017-06-25 09:30
This weekend marks the official beginning of the 2017 season at Chautauqua Institution, and it will be the first one for Chautauqua's new president, Michael Hill. Vanessa Weinert with Chautauqua says Hill will officially be installed as Chautauqua's new president on Sunday with the traditional three taps of the gavel. Weinert says they are doing some new things this season to help welcome Hil...read more
2017-06-25 08:55
Environmental groups and the New York State Public Service Commission faced off in court this week in a lawsuit to stop subsidies to nuclear power plants. The State Supreme Court heard arguments on preliminary motions in the case that challenges the state's bid to add billions of dollars to consumers' electric bills to keep three aging, upstate nuclear plants from closing. The 12-year subsidy was ...read more
2017-06-24 01:26
Two more big names have been added to the lineup of comedy in Jamestown and Chautauqua Institution the week of July 31st through August 6th. That from National Comedy Center Executive Director Journey Gunderson who says Lisa Lampanelli will appear on Satuday night, August 5th, at 9 PM at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. Gunderson tells us Lampanelli is a contemporary star referred to as the "Que...read more
2017-06-24 07:50
Chautauqua County Legislators are expected to take action next week on a proposal to proceed with the Dale Drive shoulder expansion project in Cassadaga. The project, which will receive 80% federal funding, has cleared both the Public Facilities and Audit and Control committees at the request of County Executive Vince Horrigan. The project has the backing of a non-profit civic improvement group Ci...read more
2017-06-24 07:47
A man from North Harmony was arrested on a sex charge stemming from an incident that occurred last weekend. Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say 53-year-old Francisco Bustamante confronted someone last Saturday, June 17th and made unwanted contact with the victim. Bustmante was told to leave, but allegedly proceeded to make unwanted sexual contact with the same victim. He was later charge...read more
2017-06-24 07:18
Chautauqua County's top elected official says the approval of a sales tax extender is crucial to the county. County Executive Vince Horrigan says the loss of sales tax revenues would be a major hit for the county and local municipalities that receive a share of the revenues. Speaking with WDOE News on Friday, Horrigan told us that 20% of the county's sales tax comes from outside visitors, which is...read more
2017-06-23 03:51
Jamestown Police arrested a 27-year-old man after an armed standoff that lasted for more than three hours Friday on Baker Street. The ordeal began when police responded to a disturbance call at 242 McKinley Avenue shortly before 11 am. Police say Alberto Acevedo fled the residence before officers reached the scene and went to 131 Baker in an attempt to evade capture for an outstanding parole viola...read more
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